14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Kyoto
— 3 nights
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Himeji
— 1 night
Train
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Hiroshima
— 2 nights
Train
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Kanazawa
— 2 nights
Train
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Tokyo
— 4 nights
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Kyoto

— 3 nights
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
When in Kyoto, make a side trip to see Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, approximately Osaka away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, make a trip to Heian Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple, and wander the streets of Gion.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto online tour itinerary planner.

Verona, Italy to Kyoto is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Verona to Kyoto. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Verona in November: high temperatures in Kyoto hover around 19°C and lows are around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Himeji.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:

Himeji

— 1 night
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Koko-en, explore the historical opulence of Himeji Castle, then don't miss a visit to Shoshazan Engyoji, and finally contemplate the long history of Yoneda Taishiji Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Himeji trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Kyoto to Himeji by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Himeji are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 20:

Hiroshima

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, then contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and then examine the collection at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Itsukushima Shrine and then stroll through Miyajima.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hiroshima trip planner.

You can take a train from Himeji to Hiroshima in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Hiroshima are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 20 — 22:

Kanazawa

— 2 nights
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
On the 23rd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Nomura Family Samurai House, don't miss a visit to Omicho Market, steep yourself in history at Kanazawa Castle, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kenrokuen Garden, then don't miss a visit to Seisonkaku Villa, and finally see the interesting displays at Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts. On the next day, explore the world behind art at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, wander the streets of Higashichaya Old Town, admire the striking features of Kanazawa Station, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ninja Temple, and finally stroll around Ishikawa Jumoku Park.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kanazawa trip planner.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Kanazawa in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 22 — 24:

Tokyo

— 4 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, wander the streets of Odaiba District, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum.

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You can take a train from Kanazawa to Tokyo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 28:

Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.